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Department of Transportation


MDOT's Construction Field Services (CFS) Division provides specialized engineering and technical support to construction staff across the state.  This support includes topics such as contract administration, technical and forensic pavement investigations, work zone administration, contract language development, pavement life cycle cost analysis, soil erosion and sedimentation, and numerous other topics related to work within the public right-of-way.

The Division maintains AASHTO-accredited testing laboratories for aggregate, concrete, and hot mix asphalt.  Our central laboratories serve as the recognized resource for all MDOT laboratories statewide.

CFS supports the Department’s focus to deliver a safe transportation system while minimizing construction time, costs, and mobility impacts.

MDOT Business Forms

Need an official MDOT construction form to do business? The forms available here are for external customers as well as MDOT personnel.

Official MDOT Forms

Construction Manual

Developed and maintained by MDOT's Bureau of Field Services, this manual provides guidance to administrative, engineering, and technical staff.

Go to Construction Manual

Design Manual

Updated to the Design Advisory 2012-05, due to increased demand for 3D models as a result of progress in equipment, construction practices, and materials.

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Construction Scene

Construction Operations

MDOT provides guidance, assistance and administrative services to businesses involved in construction.

Construction Operations
Construction on I-96 from US-23 to Kensington

Pavement Operations

MDOT provides expertise in pavement management, including design, type selection, and performance trends for specific fix types.

Pavement Operations
Overhead view of asphalt paving.

LAP Construction

MDOT’s Local Agency Program assists local agencies with preserving state and federal aid in a fair and consistent manner and serves as an information resource.

Local Agency Program Construction